TITLE

Orphans of Tall Afar

AUTHOR(S)
Matthews, Owen
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);3/28/2005 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 145 Issue 13, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the impact of U.S.-led military operations in Iraq on the orphans of civilian casualties. Case of the Hassan children, whose parents were killed by the U.S. Army's Apache Company in Tall Afar, Iraq in an incident of mistaken identity; Report that many of the Hassan children were wounded in the incident; Unsuccessful efforts of the U.S. soldiers to comfort the children following the shooting; Impact of an investigation into the incident, in which members of the Apache Company were acquitted of wrongdoing; Efforts of the U.S. Army to compensate the Hassan family for their loss; Impact of the incident on the Apache Company soldiers.
ACCESSION #
16517174

 

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